Why Diverse Juries are Important

Event Description

Online registration closed on 9/19. To register after that time, please email Kara at kharo@mnbars.org.

Discussion of how juries in Minnesota are created including the juror source list, historical racism in Minnesota and its impact on jury composition, why diversity of juries is important, and efforts to include more individuals in jury service.



David Schultz, JD, Distinguished University Professor of Political Science and Legal Studies
Bethany O’Neill, Public Defenders Office Second Judicial District
Carole Finneran, Public Defenders Office Second Judicial District
Emmett Donnelly, Public Defenders Office Fourth Judicial District
Cresston Gackle, Cresston Law LLC and Public Defenders Office Third Judicial District

CLE Credits:

1.0 Elimination of Bias CLE Credits | Event Code: 471157


Civil Litigation & Criminal Law Section Members: FREE
Member, not in the Civil Litigation Section: $15
Non-Member: $45
Law Student & New Admittee: FREE

Registration Deadline:  September 19th. To register after that time, email the program manager.

Remote Participation: Remote instructions will be emailed to you the day prior to the event.

Payments/Cancellations:  Please register online or over the phone by credit card whenever possible. If you must pay by check, please use this registration form . Need to cancel? Please see our cancellation policy .

Covid-19:  We are currently following CDC guidelines for Covid-19. For more information, please visit our website .

Accommodations: We are committed to creating an inclusive environment in which all members can participate fully. If you need reasonable accommodations to participate in this event, please notify the program manager with at least 72 hours notice prior to the meeting to allow sufficient time to make arrangements for accommodations. Thank you.

Program Manager: Kara Haro | kharo@mnbars.org | 612-278-6329


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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

Live Webinar - Zoom